If you are interested in blogging or want to promote your book, please contact E. B. Davis at writerswhokill@gmail.com.

October Interviews
10/2 Debra H. Goldstein, Two Bites To Many
10/10 Connie Berry, A Legacy of Murder
10/17 Lida Sideris, Double Murder or Nothing
10/23 Toni L. P. Kelner writing as Leigh Perry, The Skeleton Stuffs A Stocking
10/30 Jennifer David Hesse, Autumn Alibi

Saturday Guest Bloggers:
10/5 Ang Pompano
10/12 Eyes of Texas Anthology Writers
10/19 Neil Plakcy

WWK Bloggers: 10/26 Kait Carson


Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Lyrical Press will publish Kaye George's Vintage Sweets mystery series. The first book, Revenge Is Sweet, will be released in March. Look for the interview here on 3/11.

Shari Randall will be writing again for St. Martin's, perhaps under a pseudonym. We look forward to reading Shari's Ice Cream Shop Mystery series debuting next year. Congratulations, Shari!

Susan Van Kirk's A Death At Tippett Pond was released on June 15th. Read E. B. Davis's interview with Susan.

KM Rockwood's "Frozen Daiquiris" appears in The Best Laid Plans: 21 Stories of Mystery & Suspense, edited by Judy Penz Sheluk. The anthology was released on June 18th.

Fishy Business anthology authors include KM Rockwood, Debra Goldstein, and James M. Jackson. This volume was edited by Linda Rodriguez.

Please read Margaret S. Hamilton and Debra Goldstein's short stories (don't ask about their modus operandi) in a new anthology, Cooked To Death Vol. IV: Cold Cut Files.

Warren Bull's Abraham Lincoln: Seldom Told Stories was released. It is available at: GoRead: https://www.goread.com/book/abraham-lincoln-seldom-told-stories or at Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/ydaklx8p

Grace Topping's mystery, Staging is Murder was released April 30.


Monday, January 23, 2012

What Are You Writing?

Over the last year and a half, I’ve talked about writing my WIP, TOASTING FEAR. Most of my blogs have described my observations about writing, what obstacles I’ve encountered, how I’ve handled critique remarks and edits, what methods I’ve tried, how I’ve created characters—their arcs and motivations and what plot points I’ve determined.

All of the writers on WWK write blogs every week to discuss their writing. But another factor—the reason we blog—is to promote our work. It occurred to me that I have no idea what WIPs my fellow bloggers are creating, which, to say the least, is counterproductive. And if I don’t know, how would you, our readers, know? Blogging about our writing experiences and our interests is all well and fine, but we also must let our readers know what we are writing. 

For the next few weeks, I’m going to interview my fellow bloggers and blogger alumni, James Montgomery Jackson, Pauline Alldred, KB Inglee, Kara Cerise, Alyx Morgan, Gloria Alden, Warren Bull and Linda Rodriguez about their WIPs by asking each of them to answer the following questions or provide information about their work.

1. Name the title or tentative title of their WIP?
2. Provide the jacket blurb of their WIP. 
3. In what stage of progress is their WIP?
4. How many hours per week they are able to devote to their writing?
5. What are their aspirations for their work?
6. In relation to their WIP, where do they hope to be by the end of this year?

Over the next few weeks, I hope all of us will become acquainted each other’s work. I’m interested, and I hope you will be too. 


Warren Bull said...

Thanks, EB. That's a good idea. I know we bloggers are at different stages of our writing careers. I, too, would like to know what each of us is working on.

Pauline Alldred said...

What a good idea. I look forward to learning about how others see their writing and what they are working on. I sincerely believe there are as many ways to write as there are writers.If you listen to anyone who sets him/herself up as an authority, you stifle your imagination and your innate ability to grow.

E. B. Davis said...

When we communicate, it is usually about schedules, peer review of our blogs, or other WWK matters. Perhaps we are all so busy, talking to each other about our work seems if it is more work. Kind of seems bass akward, and it isn't as if I haven't wondered. I just never asked the question. How stupid is that?

Gloria Alden said...

I think this is a very good idea. I'm looking forward to your blogs interviewing my fellow bloggers and alumi of WWW. We are all too busy to start lengthy emailing of each other, so this is the perfect way to learn more about what each of us are writing.

Linda Rodriguez said...

This is a great idea, EB! I'm new to the blog, of course, so it has real appeal for me. I'm very interested in knowing what my new blogmates are working on, and I'm always interested in learning how other writers manage their time and deal with the odd pressures of writing. Thanks for facilitating this.

Kaye George said...

Excellent idea, E.B.! I've been putting a little something about what I'm working on in my newsletters. I started that after getting newsletters from others that had that info.

E. B. Davis said...

Thanks Kaye--it sort of is the point--of course writing about writing because we're writers--is fine, but we also have to get our "fruits" out there in cyberspace. Notice I've avoided using that "p" word. No writer likes it. But I do like your newsletter. I'm on your list. Thanks for dropping by, and I hope you are working on your series.

Kaye George said...

Thanks, E.B.! I did get some work done this week and hope to get back to normal very soon.